Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive92.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 23:37
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700K-$310
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 129
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 442
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 590
MC Float 726
MC Mixed 665
98% 660 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$220
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Lighting 239
Reflection 206
Parallax 220
72% 222 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 222
Splatting 164
78% 180 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 525GB-$94
383GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 392 318 242 246 251 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Read 397
Write 367
Mixed 368
SusWrite 308
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 40.8
138% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 258
216% 312 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 99%
Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 127 132 131 133 132 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 108
Write 133
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 131
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
203% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 72%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 112 109 114 112 118 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
54% Above average
Read 77.5
Write 122
Mixed 78.5
SusWrite 110
72% 96.8 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 0.8
212% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 54%
Great: 68%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 64GB-$14
48GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 70 69 69 70 70 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
29.7% Poor
Read 78
Write 64.5
Mixed 48.8
SusWrite 69.8
86% 65.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.2
81% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 29.7%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$120
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.7% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 20.2
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 22.6
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical STRIX Z270E GAMING Builds (Compare 15,748 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,332
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $120SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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